Accessibility for All is hosting, a series of sessions, which is open to teachers, parents, caregivers, and all those that are interested in expanding their knowledge about accessibility and inclusion. It is not too late to register for any session of your choice. https://forms.gle/
Date: Sunday August 28, 2022
Date: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022, 1 PM ET
An accessible e-commerce experience expands your customer base and revenue
This session will introduce participants to relevant web accessibility standards and best practices in testing and implementation. Participants will learn the potential benefits of accessible eCommerce experiences, such as empowering innovation, improving search engine optimization, and reducing litigation, and how incorporating accessibility into the eCommerce experience gives organizations a competitive edge, and improves ROI. Key takeaways include best practices for adopting processes that incorporate check and balance in design and development, and community resourced user testing for accessibility and experience.
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Education & Accessiblity Resources:
This grant is available to students with disabilities for each year of study. You can apply at the same time as you apply for student aid with your province or territory.
You could be eligible for this grant if you apply and:
- have a financial need
- are a student in a qualified program at a designated school
- are a student with a permanent disability; and
- include one of the following with your loan application as proof of your disability:
- a medical certificate
- a psycho-educational assessment; or
- documents that prove you have received federal or provincial permanent disability assistance
International Students: https://moving2canada.com/help-for-international-students/
Tax credits and deductions are available for persons with disabilities, their supporting family members, and their caregivers.
Check out this great article: https://www.6seconds.org/2021/01/20/empathy-vs-sympathy-what-the-difference/
- Michael MillerWriter at Six SecondsMichael Miller is a staff writer for Six Seconds who lives in St. Louis
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/O1W9MqLSgxY